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How to make easy craft stick Valentine’s Day puzzles for the classroom

Let your child decorate and pass out these easy craft stick Valentines Day puzzles. This project is super easy and lots of fun for your kids. Plus it doesn’t require a lot of supplies. Just some craft sticks, markers, and snack baggies.  Craft Stick Valentine’s Day puzzles Is your child’s classroom requesting a non-candy Valentines to …

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Beginning Shapes, Colors, & Counting – Dice Games for Kids

It’s time for a new free printable! We have found our readers really love dice games for kids. Our first printable dice were such a hit we wanted to come up with a second set to keep the fun going! These dice are great for working on shapes, colors, and numbers with your kiddos. We …

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Watercolor Hearts a Valentine’s Day Craft for Kids

We’re having fun sharing all of our Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids this year and this one turns into a great Valentine’s Activity for the whole family. We will be starting up this tradition for the 5th year soon and it is my favorite thing we do for the holiday. It all starts with beautiful …

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5 Christmas Boredom Busters – Easy Kids Activities

We have come up with 5 Christmas Boredom Busters for you! These are quick and easy kids activities that you can pull out anywhere! They are fun for kids and are a great way to pass the time this holiday season. Whether you are expecting to be at an airport or have a few holiday dinners …

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15 Handmade Gifts For Babies and Toddlers

My gift list is long this season.  The number of gifts for babies and toddlers that I need to purchase keeps growing and growing.  This year, instead of heading down the plastic filled isles of a box store, I’m heading to the handmade heaven of Etsy. Disclosure: Some of the links in this post are …

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Fun with Robots Crafts & Activities for Learning

We fully believe that play-based learning is the best way to teach your young children. As we write about in our book, The Undeniable Power of Play, we really encourage you to set up fun activities to let your child explore and develop through play. We have gathered some great Robot Crafts & Activities for …

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Button Tic Tac Toe – DiY Magnet Game

My fridge is always covered. Between magnets, pictures, and notes there is always plenty to help distract my youngest while I make dinner. We have a new addition that I wanted to share with you today, our button tic tac toe magnet game. Now my youngest doesn’t really get tic tac toe quite yet… But, her toddler learning …

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Handmade Halloween Costumes ~ An Etsy Roundup

Halloween is right around the corner and while I really want my kiddos to wear handmade Halloween costumes, I have no idea when I’m going to find the time to make them this year…not to mention the fact that my sewing skills are next to nothing.  So this year, I’m heading to Etsy to get the …

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Free Printable Autumn Crown for Fall Dress Up

Even though the kids are back to school we still like to keep a few quick grab activities. We created a great fall printable pack that is full of them! Today we are sharing one with you for free, our Printable Autumn Crown!   This printable is great because it can be used so many different …

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Justin Time Birthday Party ~ Mr. Monster’s Third Birthday

For three months I have been mentally planning a fabulous pirates party. It was going to include an amazing cardboard pirate ship that rivaled the pink castle from Little Miss’ party last year. Two weeks before the party, Mr. Monster informed me…very adamantly I might add, that he no longer wanted a pirate party. He …

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Justin Time Party Activity ~ Bring The Episodes To Life

Creating the activity for Mr. Monster’s Justin Time birthday party started out as a bit of a challenge.  But after watching a few episodes, I came up with the idea to make the Justin Time Party Activity based off of several Justine Time episodes. I chose 3 episode themes and created a leg of our journey …

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